Autism Spectrum Navigators (ASN) Navigation Assistant

ASN Navigation Assistant

Bellevue College - Bellevue, Washington 

The Autism Spectrum Navigators program is an innovative program at Bellevue College that offers autistic students supports and services that deliver ADA-required accommodations. The program strives to ensure that the Bellevue College autistic population has equal access to student services and academics. Navigation Assistants play a major role in this through serving as peer mentors to ASN students (navigators).

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Meet with assigned ASN students (navigators) each week to complete weekly checklists and support student access to academics and campus services;

During meetings with students, utilize Collaborative Problem Solving to address barriers to success;

Maintain contact with students on a regular basis to support access to academics and campus services;

Track student attendance and participation;

Accompany students to appointments with Bellevue College staff and faculty as needed, or support student in preparing for these appointments;

Provide clear and accurate instructions for navigating Bellevue College programs, such as how to set up advising appointments, apply for graduation, join a club, check for holds on student accounts, and more;

Send weekly reports of student meetings to ASN program manager and director;

Attend weekly team training meetings with other navigation assistants, program manager, and director;

Oversee study halls for ASN students as needed;

Other duties as assigned  

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Currently an enrolled (or recent graduate) university undergraduate junior or senior;

Interest in Special Education, Psychology, Nursing, Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field;

1 or more years of previous work experience in any field;

Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and problem solve student-related issues;

Proficient at reading and writing; excellent composition, effective communication and interpersonal skills;

Willingness to learn new skills;

Have access to reliable transportation (Bellevue College is bus accessible);

Ability to commit to work 10-15 hours per week for one academic year (fall, winter, and spring; breaks excluded)

Pay rate: $15/hour

Apply: 

Email your resume and cover letter to asn@bellevuecollege.edu
 
 
Bellevue College is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations. Bellevue College reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race or ethnicity; creed; color; national origin; sex; marital status; sexual orientation; age; religion; genetic information; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; gender identity or veteran status in educational programs and activities which it operates.